Watching the sun come up

It’s some time in the early hours of the morning. I know that because it’s actually dark outside – a rare occurrence during these summer months. Even when the weather is miserable like it is right now, with the wind howling and constant spurts of rain beating against the window....

Dark, wintry days

It’s really not fun being back to reality. It was straight back into work when I got home and next thing I knew, it was Christmas Eve and I was feeling woefully unprepared for Christmas. The rapid shift back to normalcy had put the trip firmly in the distant past. I...

Back with a bang

Week two in work passed by in a blur. The VHI was going to be paid on Monday – no Tuesday. Then that issue went quiet for a couple of days. Tuesday saw our resignee bustled out the door early. Out of sight, out of mind. Let’s forget all about that...

Back to the day job

It was difficult to have left Ireland towards the end of summer and to come back and find it in the throes of winter. All the more so when our last destination was bright and sunny, and the new one dark and gloomy. Between the lingering jet lag and...